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Yellow lentil dahl and lemon rice

Here is the recipe for the dahl and lemon rice I made the other day. Today is a cold a gloomy day, served best at home with a cup of hot tea. Noah woke up not feeling very well at all so I know my day will be long. Poor …

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Hooping for Health and Fun

By Wendy Fleet Remember back in the day, when you would spin and twirl in circles without a care until you were very dizzy, and then do it again? I remember doing that a lot as a kid, and then I remember at age 12 getting my first hula hoop …

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Saag Aloo

This is a dish I made from the potatoes we harvested from our garden this weekend. I find that Bella particularly loves growing our own veggies and that gives her a motivation to eat the food she helped grow. She has never been “big” on potatoes but our own homegrown …

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See Pictures Of The10 Most Threatened Forests

In the aftermath of Earth Day 2012 I found this article on National Geographic’s web site with pictures of the 10 most threatened forests on earth. There is also a fun link to Earth Day stunts. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/04/pictures/120420-forests-threatened-environment-earth-day/#/most-threatened-forests-earth-day-amazon_51884_600x450.jpg  

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Baking Soda Carrot Bread Loaf

I hope you all had a great time celebrating Earth Day yesterday. We harvested potatoes from our garden, which will be dinner tonight, we planted new potatoes and we BBQ hot dogs. All and all it was a mellow but fun day. At night James and me ate a romantic …

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Green Investments

By Kim Robson Would you be interested in making your “green” more green? In other words, does your investment portfolio reflect your values about the environment? Many people would be shocked to learn that their mutual funds include stocks in oil, nuclear, and coal companies. How can an individual find companies …

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Pineapple filled sandwich cookies

Happy Earth Day Everyone! I hope all are taking this opportunity to do something to celebrate our beautiful planet. On Green Mom you can read what we and our staff are doing to celebrate. We had a date with our neighbors for Mexican traditional enchilada making. Kristen makes the best …

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Pineapple Fried Quinoa

James and Bella came home with a pineapple they bought at Whole Foods and I was trying to come up with a way to cook with it. I also had leftover quinoa and in the past when I had leftover rice I would always make fried rice so now my …

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Green Smoothies: A Great Way To Get Kids To Eat Their Greens

By Fredrica Syren If, like me, you have children who refuse to eat green vegetables, then let me tell you my secret for getting those pesky greens into them: I make green smoothies for my kids. They love the smoothies but have no idea how good they are for them. My son, who …

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Tofu Green Curry

I’ve long wanted to give a try into making my own curry paste. It’s so easy that I can’t believe it took me this long to actually make it and I love the aroma of curry in the house after you cook it. I used real coconut milk from a coconut …

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